WA Branch I Post-operative delirium

5:00pm Monday, 8 March 2021
5:00pm Monday, 8 March 2021

This presentation will be pre-recorded. If you would like to watch this presentation, please register below and we will notify you once the recording is available on the Online CPD website.

This presentation will provide an overview of post-operative delirium (POD) delivered by Dr Silke Brinkmann and Dr Kate O'Hare.

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline the pathophysiology of post-operative delirium (POD)
  • Identify medications that may contribute to the development of POD
  • Describe the pharmacotherapy management of POD
  • Outline the pharmacist role in the identification and management of POD
  • Outline the POD management pathway used at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Submit your questions for the presenters

Question submission for this presentation has now closed - thank you to everyone who sent their questions in by the deadline of 17:00 AWST Wednesday 24 February.

The presentation will be recorded on Thursday 25 February and made available on the Online CPD website as soon as possible.

Registration rates:

Member: Free
Non-member: $50

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Contact Information

Additional Information


  • Dr Silke Brinkmann, MBBS (Hons) FANZCA, Consultant Anaesthetist, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA
  • Dr Kate O'Hara, Anaesthesia Fellow, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA

Competency Standards

The presentation addresses pharmacist competency standards, including:

  • Standard 2.2.1 Show a commitment to interprofessional practice
  • Standard 2.2.2 Engage in teamwork and consultation
  • Standard 2.3.1 Use appropriate communication skills
  • Standard 3.1.1 Obtain relevant health and medicines information
  • Standard 3.1.3 Collaborate to develop a medication management strategy or plan
  • Standard 3.2.3 Dispense medicines (including compounded medicines) in consultation with the patient and/or prescriber
  • Standard 3.3.1 Undertake a clinical review
  • Standard 3.3.2 Apply clinical review findings to improve health outcomes
  • Standard 3.5.1 Review trends in medicine use
  • Standard 3.5.2 Promote evidence-based medicine use

National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016


This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group-1 CPD (or 1 CPD credit), suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.

The accreditation number is S2021/16.